Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

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Dinosaur remains, paintings by Renoir, and ancient Egyptian artifacts are yours to explore at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. This museum has a vast collection focusing on world culture, natural sciences, and art. Kid-friendly areas pair age-appropriate exhibits with companion adult displays. Kids can visit the museum’s crystal cave, make a pot, and create fossils. Our Bristol tour app makes visiting Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and other Bristol attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Visited to see the last section of the three phase Japanese prints exhibition(s), wonderful to see something like this and with excellent explanatory/background notes for each print. There is clearly ...  more »
  • Had a very enjoyable afternoon at this fine museum. Th Japanese prints were well worth the visit alone and there is much more for all the family. The vegetarian menu at the museum cafe is particularly...  more »
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  • An excellent collection of art and science. Entry fee to most things is zero. Some collections in the exhibition hall may have a fee. It's at the top of a fairly long and steep climb, so think about a bus if that's a concern.
  • Amazing museum which has exhibitions changing every few months. It's free but a £5 suggested donation is recommended, it's well worth more than even that though. The animal exhibition is amazing and the contemporary art was great. There was also Egyptian, French art, glass and ceramic exhibits to name a few. Amazing architecture of the building itself can also be admired. Definitely worth a visit whenever you're in Bristol, will definitely be returning to see different exhibits next time I'm in the city.
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